Doctor’s Orders: Put On Your Healthcare Wearables

Patients can now comply with the help of advanced technology.

Original Article By – Fast Company Content Studio

Doctors can provide top-notch care, and pharmaceutical companies can create effective drugs. But all that expertise can be undermined by the person with the most at stake: the patient. Compliance with a prescribed treatment plan is vital to a successful outcome, but far too often patients are unable to follow their doctors’ orders without monitoring or prompting. Today’s technology makes the patient more accountable and less vulnerable to potentially life-threatening mistakes.

 


While once considered the most efficient communication method for patients in primarily rural locations, telehealth is evolving into a mainstream option for patients around the world. Click here for more information on HP’s telehealth innovations and listen to the podcast “Is the Future Telemedicine?”

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Jeff Dachis
Jeff Dachis

Jeff Dachis is CEO and Founder of One Drop. Type 1 LADA since September, 2013. Low carb, Pescatarean. Skier, Runner, Cyclist. DJ. West Side Story fanatic. Cheese lover. @jeffdachis